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Helps Gauchos gain an understanding of their unique attributes to develop dynamic careers. Supports students in employing effective tools for the evolving world of work. Bleeds Trojan Red, Breathes Gaucho Blue.

 

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John Coate

Career Counselor

Education + Human Services

Vash Doshi

Dedicated to helping students craft meaningful careers. Eager to empower them with resources and highlight possible paths. Passionate about supporting international students to reach their career goals in the US or abroad. Your go-to resource for travel and food.

 

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Vash Doshi

Career Counselor / Coordinator

Business + Entrepreneurship

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Supports the career growth of future technology and engineering innovators. Empowers undocumented students in career success. Supervises future career counselors. Corgi enthusiast.

 

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Maddie Foster

Career Counselor / Career Peer Manager

Engineering + Technology

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Creates space for students to build confidence in "real world" endeavors. Thrives on "light bulb" moments during resume critiques. Supports students in finding creative ways for "teamwork to make a dream work." Enthusiastic about quotation marks and pet rats.

 

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Maya Hargens

Career Counselor

Law + Government

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Lives in the moment to prepare for the future. Ready to assist students to find their place in between. Liaisons with students to develop innovative careers. Here for you to be there for others. Mildly addicted to coffee.

 

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Christina Nguyen

Career Counselor / Coordinator

Science + Health

Lana Smith-Hale

Committed to helping graduate students create high-impact careers. Empowers students to fit the many pieces of their lives together with synergy and harmony. Champion for womxn in the workplace. Baking enthusiast with John Mayer on repeat. Favorite Job: Mother of Two Boys.

 

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Lana Smith-Hale

Career Counselor / Coordinator

Graduate Students

Jo Ann Villanueva-Salvador

Inspires innovative, entrepreneurial mindset. Empowers students to embrace unique talents and achieve career goals. Dedicated to supporting first-gen students. UCSB alum driven by quiet ambition. Proud mom. Marvel movie fan. Shutterfly calendar OCD.

 

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Jo Ann Villanueva-Salvador

Associate Director, Career Education

Eric Wilder

Passionate about helping Gauchos pursue creative work. Supports students with disabilities to develop meaningful careers. Strategist for marketing, technology, and engagement. Proud UCSB alum. Proudest UCen coffee machine patron.

 

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Eric Wilder

Project Manager & Career Counselor

Communications + Arts